Shorter University has been ranked among the 50 most affordable small Southern colleges for a Sports Management degree by Sports Management Degree Guide. The ranking was published on the organization’s website at www.sports-management-degrees.com/affordable-small-southern-colleges-for-a-sports-management-degree-2016-bachelors/.
Shorter is ranked 29th on the list.
This ranking was created using the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator database. The listing includes institutions selected based on location (southern U.S.), size (undergraduate enrollment of 3,000 students or fewer), and degree (four-year bachelor’s degree in Sport and Fitness Administration/Mnaagement). The 50 most affordable programs were selected and ranked based on net price.
“We are proud to offer our students an affordable, Christ-centered education,” said Shorter University President Dr. Don Dowless. “The quality of our sport management program equips our students to meet the needs of one of the fastest growing industries in the country.”
Shorter University offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Sport Management that prepares students for careers working in the sports industry. Students have the option of earning an online BBA in Sport Management or taking traditional classes on campus. Successful completion of the degree requires a 12-hour internship; online students have the option to participate. Past internships for undergraduates include positions with the Atlanta Falcons, Rome Braves, LSU Athletic Department, Atlanta Blaze, Jackie Robinson Ballpark, and GearSafe Technologies. Read more about the program at www.shorter.edu/bachelor-of-business-administration-in-sport-management/.
“I am very proud of our faculty and students for this accomplishment,” said Heath Hoooper, chair of the Sport Management Department and assistant professor of sport management in Shorter’s Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business. “Our Sport Management students continue to be excellent representatives of Shorter University as they pursue internship and career opportunities in the Sport Management industry.”
Sports Management Degree Guide provides resources related to both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in sports management, including online programs as well as traditional degree-granting institutions. The site addresses important topics affecting sports management today and provides answers to frequently asked questions about sports management and related degree programs.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christ-centered, four-year liberal arts university committed to excellence in education. The Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its list of best Southeastern Colleges. Shorter is a member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 40 areas of study, online courses and degree programs, undergraduate programs for working adults, and four master’s programs. Learn more about Shorter at www.shorter.edu.